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Mobile telephone

Use of mobile phone without hand-free set

Use of mobile phone with hand-free set

  • It is not allowed to drive a motor vehicle whilst wearing or using on both ears earphones or headphones or any other device which is likely to hinder the driver from hearing properly
  • It is not allowed to drive a motor vehicle whilst holding or using a hand-held mobile telephone or any other similar hand-held device, other than a hand-free device or a two-way radio

The information on this website according to Article 8(1) of the road safety directive (Directive 2015/413/EU) is provided by the national authorities in the country concerned. In the event of any conflict between the provided data and the rules in effect in a given country, the latter take precedence. The data are meant purely as a documentation tool and the Commission does not assume any liability for their content or their accuracy.